Max Kauffman grew up in the Midwest in Chicago and South Bend and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics, with a minor in Anthropology from Arizona State University in 2004. Now based in Denver, Max takes influence from indigenous artwork and his childhood dreams. His paintings, primarily of ink and watercolor, encompass a sense of wild chaos and a folk-art aesthetic. One starts to notice emerging structures in his work that elicit a feeling of familiarity yet, continue to keep you curious. Max has participated in solo and group shows across the United States as well as Italy, Canada and Israel. His work has been featured in Juxtapoz, Hi Fructose, Boom, Lost at E Minor, Beautiful Decay, Wallfarmers, and Supersonic Electronic, and more.